Vegan Things to Do in Kalamazoo This Week: July 17 - 23

We search the internet for the best vegan things to do in the city, so you don't have to. Here's this week's list.

Tuesday, July 18

Beer Garden Movie Summer Series

Head to Bell's Eccentric Cafe to catch a free flick. This Wednesday they're screening La La Land as part of their summer series. The best part? You can enjoy the movie with a vegan-friendly beer in hand. Don't forget to bring a blanket!

Wednesday, July 19

Tap Takeover on the Mall

Tap Takeover on the Mall is a recurring business networking event that takes place every Wednesday through July 27. The event celebrates live music, downtown business, and Kalamazoo craft beer. There will be plenty of vegan-friendly drinks, so grab your favorite and enjoy a live performance by Shelagh Brown! Gates open at 5pm.

Thursday, July 20

Water St. Live

Every Thursday this summer Water Street's Portage location is hosting live music on their patio. So grab a cup of joe and your favorite vegan treat and chill out to the tunes of this week's performers, Monica Pabelonio and Max Brown.

Friday, July 21

Lunchtime Live!

Visit Bronson Park this Friday between 11:30am and 1pm for live music and great food. Lunchtime Live happens every summer Friday and although there are mostly BBQ trucks, Pachamama Street Food is committed to offering a vegan option, like tofu tacos (pictured above). Check out the music lineup here.

Saturday, July 22

2017 Downtown Salsa Cook-Off at Down Dog!

Down Dog Yoga and The Organic Gypsy are bringing you the 3rd annual downtown salsa cook-off, which kicks off Downtown Kalamazoo Restaurant Week. Take a stroll around downtown as you sample salsas, including the 2016 people's choice prize winning organic salsa made by The Organic Gypsy.

Vegan Kalamazoo Summer Potluck Dinner in Texas Township

If you haven't been to a Vegan Kalamazoo meetup event yet, this Saturday's your chance. Join this friendly meetup for some delicious food and conversation. All are welcome, just make sure to join the meetup and RSVP by clicking here, and bring a dish to pass.

Sunday, July 23

Downtown Kalamazoo Restaurant Week

Make dinner plans at your favorite vegan-friendly downtown restaurant for Downtown Kalamazoo Restaurant Week. It's happening July 22 - 29th. Some of the participating restaurants include, Mangia, Irving's Market & Deli, Food Dance, Fuze, Central City Tap House, ChauHaus, and more. We suggest calling ahead to learn about vegan offerings.

Also be sure to check out all the great farmers markets happening around town, including the Kalamazoo Market, Portage Market, Night Market and Texas Township Farmers' Market. Check back each week for more happenings!

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